Outside of Alabama's debut at the No. 2 position, the other three programs appearing in the top four of the initial poll all are led by coaches that worked with one another on the 2015 Alabama football team.
According to Thom Abraham of ESPN Radio, Ole Miss Coach Lane Kiffin has announced that the game will be pushed back from the original 5 p.m. start time. Kiffin said the game will be moved to "7:30 or so."
After the path of Hurricane Delta was discovered to be hitting the Gulf Coast later this week, many high school football teams around Alabama announced that they would be moving their games to Thursday. To add on to the preparation for the Category 4 storm, rumors have been stirring on social media that Alabama’s road trip to Oxford.